Government And Politics

Early results in Iraq election favor populist cleric al-Sadr

May 14, 2018

A populist coalition organized by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has emerged as the front-runner in Iraq's national elections with more than half the vote counted

The Latest: Iraq prime minister wins vote in Mosul province

May 14, 2018

Iraq's elections commission says Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi has taken the largest share of votes in the province that includes the formerly Islamic State-held city of Mosul

Pakistan: US diplomat involved in road accident returns home

May 14, 2018

Three senior Pakistani officials say a U.S. diplomat who killed a Pakistani motorcyclist in a road accident last month has left the country after getting clearance from authorities

Iraqi Shiite cleric gained ground with nationalist voice

May 14, 2018

Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, who led punishing attacks on American forces after the 2003 U.S.-led overthrow of Saddam Hussein, appears set to secure the most significant victory of his political career with a strong showing in last weekend's election

Shiite cleric Sadr leads in Iraq's initial election results

May 14, 2018

The Iraqi political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr holds the lead in early returns from the country's national elections, while an alliance of candidates linked to Iraq's powerful Shiite paramilitary groups is in second

At Iraq's polls, many voters seek patronage and jobs

May 13, 2018

At Iraq's polls, many voters seek patronage and jobs.

The Latest: Iraqi cleric al-Sadr leads in early vote results

May 13, 2018

Iraq's electoral commission says influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's alliance is the current front-runner in national elections with official results in from just over half of the country's provinces

Influential Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is current front-runner as partial national election results announced

May 13, 2018

Influential Iraqi Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr is current front-runner as partial national election results announced

Turkey's Erdogan in UK, praises country as 'real friend'

May 13, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan started a three-day visit to Britain by praising the country Sunday as "an ally and a strategic partner, but also a real friend."

Egypt editor suggests more presidential terms for el-Sissi

May 13, 2018

Top newspaper editor known to be close President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi hints the Egyptian leader be allowed to rule beyond the maximum two, four-year terms set by the constitution

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